Nigerian actor Yul Edochie has been trending on various Nigerian online news portals at the moment because of divorce matters between the Nigerian actor and his first wife.
Yul Edochie is one of the famous Nollywood actors and in this article, we take a deep dive into their biography, career, parents and net worth of the Nigerian actor.
|Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie
|Date of Birth
|Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie
|Actor, Business man
|University of Port Harcourt
Who is Yul Edochie and How did he become famous?
Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie popularly referred to as Yul Edochie in the entertainment and movie scene is a Nigerian actor and businessman. He was named after a Russian actor called Yul Bryneer.
The Nigerian actor began his education at Lilian Day Nursey School and Robinson Robinson Street School. With his Secondary School education, Yul Edochie attended 4 different schools from 1992 to 1998 before graduating.
Upon completing senior secondary school, the Nigerian actor went to the University of Port Harcourt to learn Dramatic Arts. Yul Edochie grew up in Lagos and Enugu.
In 2007, he had his breakthrough in Nollywood after featuring alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the movie “Wind of Glory”.
Yul Edochie joined Nollywood in 2005 where he was featured in his first movie titled “The Enquires”, where he acted with Nigerian legend Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa.
In 2015, he set up a film academy in Lagos to train young and upcoming actors and actresses.
Did Yul Edochie have political ambitions? Yes, the Nigerian actor ran for Governor of Anambra State in 2017. Unfortunately, he lost to opponent Willie Obiano who ran for re-election.
The Nigerian actor has won a number of awards since breaking into the movie scene. These include; Best New Actor Of The Year (2009) and Best Actor Of The Year (2013) at the City People Entertainment Awards and Best Actor at the PAMSAA Awards.
Who Are Yul Edochie’s Parents and Siblings?
The Nigerian actor is from a very big family with a majority involved in the movie industry. Yul Edochie is the son of popular Nollywood actor Pete Edochie. His mother is Josephine Edochie who is a successful lawyer, entrepreneur and broadcaster.
He is from a family of six and is the last born of his parents. He has 4 brothers and a sister. His elder brother Lincoln Edochie is also in the movie industry.
What is Yul Edochie’s Net Worth?
The Nigerian actor according to Carmart.Ng is believed to have an estimated net worth of $1.8 million. Yul Edochie earns most of his money from his acting profession. He also has a number of businesses on the side.